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Alan Shearer reacts to Jonjo Shelvey's omission from the England squad

Now he's preparing to mark Cristiano Ronaldo in next week's Champions League final and is the emblematic figure of a youthful and boldly assembled England squad heading to the World Cup in Russian Federation. Speaking to talkSPORT host Jim White, Lineker said: "When you look at the squad there are some brilliant young players there and with a little bit of patience and a little bit of nurture, they could be superstars".

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Maroons star Cameron Smith quits weeks before Origin opener

He captained Queensland to six Origin series victories, which included filling in for the injured Darren Lockyer in 2008 before becoming full-time skipper four years later. He said regardless of whether or not he was the Queensland captain he would do his best to fill the leadership void left by the retirement of Cronk and Johnathan Thurston from their side.

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Lightning's Steven Stamkos: Game 3 win a 'step in the right direction'

The three All-Star skaters combined for 7 points (3 goals, four assists) during the 3-goal blitz, which took just 9:44, while Vasilevskiy posted a.947 save percentage including several big saves while the game was still close to prevent the Capitals from gaining any momentum.

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Champions Manchester City smash Premier League records

The victorious squad and manager Pep Guardiola were driven through the streets in an open-top bus to celebrate a historic season filled with record-breaking achievements. City switched to a back three as they went in search of a victor, leaving Dusan Tadic space on the left flank, who produced a delightful cross for substitute James Ward-Prowse, leaving the youngster's header to be kept out by a diving Bravo.

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Celtics notebook: Team expects improved LeBron James Tuesday

Cavaliers games have no tendency in regards to the total, as there has been an even split between games finishing over and under. "They played better than us in Game One, so we look to redeem ourselves tonight", James said. Trying to figure out who the Cavaliers were - while they were incorporating new personnel and navigating what James called three or four different seasons in one - seemed hard.

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Lokosa, Nwankwo make Rohr's 30-man provisional W'Cup squad

Meanwhile, Nigeria's group opponent at the World Cup, Argentina has also released its provisional squad with Dybala and Icardi included as part of what will be a formidable attacking force if all the names go. Godwin Bamigboye, the Chairman, FCT Football Coaches Association said the inclusion of the country's biggest goal contributors in the list was a welcome development.

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Football Mancini confirmed as Italy head coach

This comes in the wake of Gian Piero Ventura's sacking after his failure to lead the nation to this year's World Cup . "Tomorrow will be the official presentation at Coverciano, it will be the formalisation of a long-standing discourse".

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NMSU softball heads to Arizona State for NCAA tournament

Alabama has not lost a game in regional play since 2007, a streak of 34-consecutive games. This year marks the third straight NCAA Tournament appearance for the Cowgirls, a feat that has occurred only once in the program's history. "I think any time you have an opportunity to play in the postseason, that's not a disappointment", added first-year head coach Mickey Dean . Kentucky will then follow with its opening game against (4) UIC at 2:30 p.m.

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Arsenal Close To Announcing Wenger's Replacement

Wenger, during the interview, revealed that he encouraged Arsenal to organise a tour in India: "I have always encouraged Arsenal to organise a tour in India". "It's frustration, I believe we played a great game, with 10 v 11 we showed quality, spirit and overall it's very sad". Arsenal are unbeaten in the last nine meetings in all competitions, winning seven and drawing two.

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UFC 224 Results: Mackenzie Dern Submits Amanda Cooper in First Round

After the fight, Dern addressed missing weight by talking to the media who attended this latest pay-per-view event for the promotion. As she's won't to do, Dern came out flinging heavy leather, much the way really good jiu-jitsu players do to make up for their lack of deep striking skills.

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How to Watch Premier League Championship Sunday

Clichy joined City from Arsenal back in 2011 and he went onto represent the club 203 times over six seasons before his departure to current club İstanbul Başakşehir last summer. The Saints will be without defender Jan Bednarek, who picked up a head injury in the club's midweek win over Swansea . 10 a.m. ET: Southampton vs.

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Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos exits with bruised finger on left hand

And then the Detroit Tigers took the series with a 5-4 walk-off victory in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday. The Mariners (22-17) have looked like contenders for their first postseason spot since 2001, but losing Cano for an extended period would obviously hurt.

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Brighton boss Chris Hughton says Liverpool can challenge for title next season

They allowed Coutinho to go and generally nobody talks about him so I think that shows how far they've come. Salah collected the Player of the Year gong on Thursday. We were up against an outstanding team on Wednesday and we are up against an outstanding team on Sunday. "I think we go in with every confidence and belief that we can get the job done".

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Champions League will spur Tottenham transfers - Kane

However, Pochettino expects a hard off-season as Spurs will have to compete with the likes of Manchester City, Manchester United , Chelsea , Arsenal and Liverpool to lure the best players to north London . You never know in football. "It gave us a lot of confidence this year the way we topped the group with the teams we played" he continued. It will be a new experience for everyone because the transfer window is going to close before the start of the season.

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Carvalhal set to leave Swansea

Swansea and Southampton are still fighting to survive, but Saints' victory this week in what was effectively a relegation play-off has put them in a much stronger position going into the final day. But at the end, the problem is not the 20 points we got but the 13 points we had when we arrived. 'At this moment we are breathing really, really badly.

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M's play middle game of series against Blue Jays on KPUG Wednesday

The Mariners got to Stroman again in the fourth, extending their lead to 4-0 with Zunino's two-run homer to right field. The Blue Jays are 1-6 in their last 7 Thursday games, 4-0 in Happs last 4 home starts and 5-1 in Happs last 6 starts. "But we weren't able to shut the door tonight". He makes his third career start against the Blue Jays in this contest. A big part of that was his performance against the Oakland Athletics on May 2, where he threw seven innings of no runs, five hits, one ...

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Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons See "A Lot Of Rings" In Their Future

Joel Embiid said what everyone else has been thinking Wednesday night after the Boston Celtics knocked off the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series to advance to the Eastern Conference finals . Sure, losing in five games to the Irving-less, Hayward-less Celtics is disheartening. As the Sixers faced elimination late in Game 5 in Boston, their best shooter was having trouble, well, shooting as the game wound down toward a thrilling finish.

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Flyers prospect Lyon makes 94 saves in longest game in AHL history

The Atlantic Division Final play-off game was locked at 1-1 after the regulation three periods, which meant additional periods of overtime, each lasting 20 minutes, until the winning goal was scored. Lehigh Valley will have plenty of time to celebrate - and sleep. Lyon posted the second-most saves in league history, stopping the last 79 shots he faced while shutting out Charlotte over the final 119:56.

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Bring On The Golden State Warriors vs The Houston Rockets #NBAPlayoffs

ET on TNT. The Rockets don't need to talk anymore. The Warriors lost five of their six games as underdogs during the regular season. Can Chris Paul and James Harden lead the Houston Rockets to the NBA Finals? "We don't have to run around talking about how bad we want to play somebody", Warriors forward Draymond Green said, pointedly.

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Ohio State QB Burrow to transfer

The Tigers went through the spring with Myles Brennan , Lowell Narcisse and Joe McMillan battling it out in competition, but all indications are that the team is not close to settling on a starting quarterback. The Gators have famously struggled to find a star quarterback since Tim Tebow and have failed to develop blue-chip recruits like Feleipe Franks and Jeff Driskel or get anything out of transfer, Malik Zaire.

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Alex Ferguson No Longer Needs Intensive Care

The 76-year-old Scot was United manager from 1986 to 2013, winning the Champions League twice, the Premier League 13 times and five FA Cups. United had earlier revealed that Ferguson had undergone the surgery and that he was in intensive care.

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp responds to Nabil Fekir and Ousmane Dembele rumours

Klopp also responded jokingly to claims Liverpool were interested in Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele . I would be surprised about that, he said. "But no comment. While many French football enthusiasts would argue otherwise, Nabil Fekir would be a top replacement for the Brazilian. The 24-year-old Fekir has emerged as one of the world's most wanted superstars over the last two seasons and he has attracted attention from a host of big clubs already.

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National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Updated bracket after Golden Knights beat Sharks

Louis Blues made the Stanley Cup Final , they did so thanks to playing in a division composed exclusively of expansion teams; they were swept in four games by the Original Six Montreal Canadians in that final. "Our guys trust each other, and that's something you can't build over time", defenseman Nate Schmidt said. You know it. I know it. "As a team, individually, that's something that's very hard to take".

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Dodgers Finish Combined No-hitter over Padres

He earned a World Series title ring with the 2016 Cubs. Their top-ranked prospect is Walker Buehler . He has yet to face San Diego this year, but he made four starts against the team in 2017, compiling a 3-0 record with a 1.08 ERA and 35 strikeouts.

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Brian Kidd: Sir Alex Ferguson was unreal for Manchester United

All my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. "Be strong boss", he wrote on Twitter. Born into a family of shipyard workers in the Govan area of Glasgow , Sir Alex has been a well-known Labour supporter and has been named in the past as one of the party's biggest donors.